LIVE: Jazz at the Lake @ Shepard Park, Day One, 9/17/11

September 21st, 2011, 4:00 pm by Greg
Don Byron and DK Tyson

Don Byron and DK Dyson

For 28 years, Jazz at the Lake has been one of the last outdoor festivals on the schedule, which means it’s one last blast of summer. Neither rain, wind, fog, paddle-wheeler horns or Revolutionary War re-enactments has stopped Paul Pines, John Strong and the merry band of folks at Lake George Arts Project from annually delivering two straight afternoons of musical bliss. So when the sunshine at showtime was only going to be temporary, and one in four people sitting on the hillside and in the amphitheater was wearing some kind of fleece, what would be the most appropriate music to get this party started?

Afro-Cuban, of course!

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